Engaging Employees Through Social Technology – May 26
Benoit Hardy-Vallee, Ph.D., Executive Advisor from IBM Social Business & Smarter Workforce, will give a presentation as part of a lunch and learn event on the use of technology to enhance employee engagement. This event will take place at the Bicycle Thief. You can check out the speaker bio, the schedule and register for the event here.
Ladies Learning Code – May 28 & June 25
Business 101: Employee Loyalty Insight for SMEs & Start-ups – June 2
Zac Ward and Michelle Allison of RBC will provide insight on best practices related to employee loyalty programs to increase talent attraction and retention. Employers, you don’t want to miss this! Register now as seats are limited.
Join us for the Digital Diversity Awards at the 2016 Spring Finale – June 7
Digital Nova Scotia is pleased to partner with the Centre for Women in Business to present their signature event, the Spring Finale! This year’s featured keynote is Sydney Ryan, Co-CEO of customer solutions company Telelink. Join us to celebrate and recognize women leaders and diversity champion in Nova Scotia’s growing ICT sector. Expect an exciting evening as we present our first-ever Digital Diversity Awards! Get your ticket today!
DNS Monthly Tech Lounge with Third Wednesday – June 15
Come celebrate our sector at our monthly Tech Lounge with Third Wednesday! Join us for an evening of informal networking where we’ll host our 30-second opportunity/introduction spots. If you haven’t had the chance to introduce yourself to the community – or if you’ve got a great business or job opportunity to share – then now’s the time!
Atlantic Venture Forum 2016 – June 22-23
Atlantic Venture Forum returns to Halifax, Nova Scotia on June 22 & 23 to bring together the best, boldest, most innovative emerging and established IT, Cleantech, and Life Sciences companies in Atlantic Canada. Register today!
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We love site visits with our members! DNS member, Hanatech, recently showed us a demo of their Smart Home technology. So cool!
Hanatech’s VP and Co-founder, Ali Nafarieh provides DNS President and CEO, Ulrike Bahr-Gedalia, with a Smart Home technology demo.
Want us to stop by for a site visit to learn more about your company and/or technology? Let us know!
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Collaborative Connections: Nova Scotia Digital Industry Conference Action Plan Report – Now Available!
Over 120 industry stakeholders from Nova Scotia’s digital technologies sector participated in the Collaborative Connections: Nova Scotia Digital Industry Conference on April 28th at the Waterfront Campus of the Nova Scotia Community College. Hosted by Digital Nova Scotia, in partnership with the Nova Scotia Department of Business and the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education, this one-day event set out to develop a collaborative, concrete action plan to advance the province’s $2.5 billion digital technologies industry. We’re ready to act on next steps! Check out the report for details.
Deputy Minister Murray Coolican of the Department of Business provided Welcoming Remarks at the Digital Industry Conference.
Sharing your stories, showcasing your success!
As the industry association for the fastest growing industry in our region, DNS aims to showcase our industry’s success in Nova Scotia and beyond! Have a great news story to share? We want to hear from you! Please forward your news items to Emily Boucher at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In case you missed it…
DNS President and CEO, Ulrike Bahr-Gedalia, speaks on the panel at the 2016 Cohort of Venture for Canada March Meet and Greet. Ulrike spoke to the importance of having a multicultural team, noting that that it not only brings different perspectives to the table, but also represents who we are as a society. Learn more about Venture for Canada at: http://www.ventureforcanada.ca.
We spy a Digital Discovery Camp t-shirt on Arylene at the Techsploration career showcase on May 6th! Arylene Reycraft, Program Manager of Techsploration, and Digital Nova Scotia’s Director of Marketing and Research, Emily Boucher, pose with Emily’s official “Role Model” certificate. Emily spoke to students about the exciting career opportunities in our sector! Check out Techsploration at: http://techsploration.ca.